• BEST IN STATE—Senior Courtney Schoen Lewis was named Best PR Student in Utah. Story
  • CROWBAR—Athletes compete in annual Crowbar backcountry race in Logan Canyon. CHRISTIAN HATAHWAY
  • HINDU FESTIVAL—Hundreds of Hindus and friends gather for annual Holi Festival of Colors in Spanish Fork. DANA IVINS
  • RAINBOW CELEBRATION—Holi celebrants joyfully paint themselves at Hindu festival. DANA IVINS
  • HUT! HUT! HUT!—ROTC teams compete in Ranger Challenge at Camp Williams. ALISON OSTLER. Story
  • SNOWBARD JAM—Boarders show their stuff on the Quad during Entrepreneur Week. CASSIDEE J. CLINE. Story
  • SNOWBOARD TRICKS as hotdoggers show off on the Quad during Entrepreneur Week. CASSIDEE J. CLINE. Story
  • WINTER A and the American flag over a snowy USU campus. WHITNEY PETERSON
  • QUADVIEW—A springtime view of the USU Quad and Old Main from atop the business building.
  • PRESS CONFERENCE—USU President Stan Albrecht briefing journalism students. CHRIS ROMRIELL. Story
  • HIGH-HEELIN’ IT—Men in high heels and their female supporters walk a mile to protest sex abuse. TY ROGERS
  • ELK PICNIC—Elk and humans mingle at the winter refuge at Blacksmith Fork's Hardware Ranch. CARESA ALEXANDER. Story

Archive for the ‘Arts and Life’ Category

Pulitzer finalist Pat Bagley to speak at Utah State University

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016 Posted in Arts and Life, Education, USU Life | Comments Off on Pulitzer finalist Pat Bagley to speak at Utah State University

Veteran Salt Lake Tribune editorial cartoonist Pat Bagley will be the first Morris Media and Society Lecture Series speaker of 2016. The series, designed to bring diverse media voices to Utah State University’s Logan campus, is sponsored by the Department of ...

Since 1935, Lewiston Theatre is old-timey, family-friendly movie house

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Since 1935, Lewiston Theatre is old-timey, family-friendly movie house

By Jillian McCarthy LEWISTON — People from all over Cache Valley flock to the Lewiston Theatre every Friday, Saturday and Monday night. Low prices on concessions and tickets bring the crowds. The theatre is also known for its family atmosphere. There are ...

Bull’s Head Grille offers different fare for students in Blue Square

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Bull’s Head Grille offers different fare for students in Blue Square

By Breana Bonner LOGAN — Jesus “Chuy” Villapudua casually saunters over to a table near the back of Bull’s Head Grille. He greets the couple dining there and makes conversation, exchanging laughs and smiles while checking to see they have everything ...

Passion to profession: USU entrepreneurs work hard at what they love

Monday, December 14th, 2015 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Passion to profession: USU entrepreneurs work hard at what they love

By Mekenna Malan LOGAN — Young people are consistently told, “If you do what you love, you’ll never work a day in your life.” While many university students search for careers that will match their aspirations, student entrepreneurs simply create their ...

Reimagined ‘Juanito Bandito’ returns to Logan

Saturday, December 12th, 2015 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Reimagined ‘Juanito Bandito’ returns to Logan

By Jackson Wilde jacksahackreporter.wordpress.com The Pickleville Playhouse launched a new version of its comedic holiday tale, “Juanito Bandito’s Christmas Carol 2015,” at The Ellen Eccles Theatre on Friday. The musical will continue through Tuesday with 7:30 p.m. showtimes with an additional matinee on today at 3 p.m. “We say it’s a reimagined ...

Utah Theatre opening delayed again

Friday, December 11th, 2015 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Utah Theatre opening delayed again

By Jackson Wilde and Brenna Kelly jacksahackreporter.wordpress.com bkellyjcom1130.blogspot.com Drywall dust lingers in the air and peppers the tools strewn about the floor. Drapes of translucent plastic cover the walls, protecting the newly painted art deco. Construction workers bustle about on scaffolding, while others thread wire behind ...

Westminster Bell Choir rings in busiest season of the year

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Westminster Bell Choir rings in busiest season of the year

By Katherine Taylor katherinedtaylor.com By the time Randy Olson began to ring out the first notes of a Christmas carol at the First Presbyterian Church of Logan, it was his fifth performance in four days. As a ringer in the Westminster Bell ...

North Logan lights up season with Christmas tree lighting, carols

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on North Logan lights up season with Christmas tree lighting, carols

By Breana Bonner NORTH LOGAN – Monday’s rain did not stop North Logan’s annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony. The tree outside the North Logan City Library was lit to celebrate the holiday season and provide a festive event for the community. “Events ...

Hyrum rallies to fund preservation of historic, 98-year-old Elite Hall

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Hyrum rallies to fund preservation of historic, 98-year-old Elite Hall

By Erin West HYRUM – Hyrum’s Elite Hall, known for having one of only two surviving spring-loaded dance floors in Utah, has seen better days. In its heyday, the building hosted dances, family reunions and sports activities, but use has declined. [caption ...

Chamber ‘Night of Giving’ plays Santa for 120 Smithfield kids

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Chamber ‘Night of Giving’ plays Santa for 120 Smithfield kids

SMITHFIELD — This year will be a merrier Christmas for more Smithfield kids, thanks to the money raised at the Chamber of Commerce’s 9th Annual Night of Giving on Saturday. [caption id="attachment_11164" align="alignleft" width="447"] Jared Parker of Smithfield Live Auction leads ...

River Heights lights up holiday season with 20th annual tree lighting

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on River Heights lights up holiday season with 20th annual tree lighting

By Melanie Fenstermaker RIVER HEIGHTS — More than 20 years ago, a 10-foot pine tree was planted in the city’s central Ryan’s Place Park. It was strung with lights and illuminated during River Heights’ first annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony. [caption id="attachment_11154" ...

Theater department incorporates revolving stage for ‘A Year with Frog and Toad’

Sunday, December 6th, 2015 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Theater department incorporates revolving stage for ‘A Year with Frog and Toad’

By Jackson Wilde jacksahackreporter.wordpress.com The Department of Theatre Arts at Utah State University will open its performance of “A Year with Frog and Toad” on Monday at the Caine Lyric Theatre. The musical will be performed on a fully revolving stage affixed to an ...

After 9 years in refugee camp, Burmese immigrant wants to give back

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015 Posted in Arts and Life | 2 Comments »

By Morgan Pratt LOGAN — If you check out Chapter Doh on social media, he seems like your typical Utah State University computer science student. His Facebook wall is filled with selfies of him in USU T-shirts with spiky hair, ...

Hyde Park opens Christmas season with tree-lighting, ugly sweaters

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Hyde Park opens Christmas season with tree-lighting, ugly sweaters

Story & Photos by Mekenna Malan HYDE PARK — The 4th annual Hyde Park tree lighting ceremony attracted families from throughout Cache Valley on Monday, offering cookies, Christmas carols, hot chocolate and tidings of joy. [caption id="attachment_11111" align="alignleft" width="320"] The Hyde Park ...

Smithfield families share 94 nativity scenes in holiday season kick-off

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Smithfield families share 94 nativity scenes in holiday season kick-off

Story & Photos by Rebecca Wheatley SMITHFIELD — Nearly 100 nativity scenes from 17 different cultures and countries were on display at the Smithfield Tabernacle last weekend as the city Historical Society’s second annual Nativities of the World event. [caption id="attachment_11105" align="alignleft" ...

Lewiston launches the holidays with annual craft boutique

Monday, November 30th, 2015 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Lewiston launches the holidays with annual craft boutique

By Jillian McCarthy LEWISTON — After 10 minutes of pondering, Cathy Olsen and Julia Smullin finally came up with a name for their new craft business, Savvy Sisters. They had started on their homemade crafts only a month before Lewiston’s annual craft ...

Friends of the Logan Library hosts its first holiday book sale

Sunday, November 29th, 2015 Posted in Arts and Life, Logan News | Comments Off on Friends of the Logan Library hosts its first holiday book sale

By Nicole Cowdell nicolecowdell.wordpress.com  The Friends of the Logan Library will have its first holiday book sale this Monday through Friday. Visitors will be able to fill a grocery bag full of books for $5. “We just want to give back to the community,” said Cindy ...

Utah State jazz bands prepare for second concert of the semester

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Utah State jazz bands prepare for second concert of the semester

By Jackson Wilde jacksahackreporter.wordpress.com When Jon Gudmundson thinks back to his days as a student musician, he remembers an underwhelming experience playing dated arrangements in his high school’s big band. So while he acknowledged the importance of learning classic big band music, the Utah ...

The Big Pumpkin! Gourd lovers work hard on 32nd year of pumpkin fest

Monday, November 9th, 2015 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on The Big Pumpkin! Gourd lovers work hard on 32nd year of pumpkin fest

Story and Photos by Jaesea Gatherum NORTH LOGAN — The Pumpkin Walk is one of North Logan’s longest traditions. Thirty-two years strong, this event brings people from all over Cache Valley to Elk Ridge Park to admire life-sized scenes made out ...

‘Now, that’s funny!’ Families flock to North Logan Pumpkin Walk

Sunday, November 1st, 2015 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on ‘Now, that’s funny!’ Families flock to North Logan Pumpkin Walk

By Breana Bonner NORTH LOGAN – Thirty-two years after the first Pumpkin Walk, North Logan is still providing the free activity run by the community, for the community. [caption id="attachment_10923" align="alignleft" width="272"] FAMILY TRADITION — The Ballards, Cordell, Carson, Chad, Sandy and ...